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American society you mean, religious or secular, can’t deal with death or the dying, so please don’t invoke some god to excuse it.

A larger point, I don’t understand why Americans, even somewhat worldwise ones, have to make generalizations about “society” based on American or “Western” peculiarities. This a pernicious and pervasive aspect of American exceptionalism, which prevents you from learning from other cultures and societies.

I stop to miau to cats.

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